Researcher biography

Ayomi received her Bachelor of Science in Geochemistry at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2014. She completed her PhD focusing on the transformation characteristics of metals built-up on urban road surfaces and its impacts on stormwater quality at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2018. After completing her PhD, she joined as a research associate in the Water and Environmental Engineering research group at QUT, and engaged in a range of research projects related to environmental pollution and water quality impacts due to immerging contaminants such as heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). As a postdoctoral research fellow at QAEHS, she is interested in developing methods and identification of immerging organic contaminants in different environmental media.

Featured projects Duration
Developing Protocols to Measure Plastic Chemicals in Human Brain, Blood and Urine
Minderoo Foundation
Firefighter Exposure Risks and Subsequent Reproduction Effects
Fire and Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW)